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10/23/2018 01:00 PM

Robb Report

How This Book Dealer is Fighting for Female Authors
Robb Report
Many injustices have moved A. N. Devers to try to change the world of rare books, but an incident at a 2015 book fair in New York stands out. “I pulled a Joan Didion book and a Cormac McCarthy book off the shelf. Both are still alive, and both are ...


10/15/2018 04:49 PM

Smithsonian

Rare Book Library Summons Tales of World's Oldest Monsters
Smithsonian
The “Papal Ass” is just one of many strange, unsettling creatures to appear in the pages of centuries-old texts now on display at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto. Just in time for Halloween, the library has launched De Monstris, an ...


10/03/2018 09:35 AM

Corvallis Gazette Times

Book Bin opens rare book room at Corvallis store
Corvallis Gazette Times
Many people start collecting rare books because they are interested in a specific topic. Oregon State University professors, for example, might search for books in their subject matter that haven't been widely reprinted. Other collectors look for works ...

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10/12/2018 05:39 PM

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Librarian, bookseller created 'alibis' for missing Carnegie Library rare books in theft scheme, prosecutors say
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Emails introduced at a hearing on Friday indicate, prosecutors say, that the owner of Caliban Book Shop made specific requests for items to be stolen from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's rare book room and then, when it appeared an investigation ...
Men accused in $8M Carnegie Library book heist headed to trialTribune-Review
Men Accused Of Stealing Rare Books From Carnegie Library Going To TrialCBS Pittsburgh

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09/26/2018 07:07 PM

The Independent

A window into the lucrative world of rare book heists
The Independent
It turned out that the former manager of the Carnegie Library's rare book room, Gregory Priore, and bookseller John Schulman had been working together to sell the stolen goods through the rare book trade and auction houses. The books stolen from ...


09/25/2018 09:54 AM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

Robin Williams' Rare Books at Auction
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
Next week the eclectic collection of the late Robin Williams and his wife, Marsha, goes to auction in New York. The offerings range from artworks by Banksy (five of them!) to film props; fancy watches to toy figurines. And, like fellow actors Charlton ...


10/02/2018 09:58 AM

Hartford Courant

Used, Rare Book Store Closing After 42 Years
Hartford Courant
On the Road Bookshop, a haven for collectors of rare, used, and out-of-print books, is closing after 42 years of business in Canton . The shop's current owner, Susan Grzyb of Farmington, has owned the business for half of its existence, taking over as ...


10/21/2018 04:38 PM

Varsity

Unveiling the riches of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library's collection
Varsity
U of T's Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library houses a collection of rare historical books and artifacts. The collection consists of 740,000 rare books and manuscripts that span nearly 4,000 years of written history. Opened in 1973, the library first housed ...
Friends' book sale to feature rare findsRichmond.com

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10/21/2018 05:51 AM

Times Colonist

Book excerpt: British artist found beauty on the Island
Times Colonist
“Quoitquot”, or Foley's Creek, Cowichan Lake, North Side All images are courtesy of the Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Used with permission. A-Not-So-Savage Land: The Art and Times of Frederick ...



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